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Job Brief

As the KEITH Manufacturing Co. RFII Weld Line Team Leader, you will be responsible to lead the team to achieve maximum profitability and growth in line with KEITH Manufacturing Co. strategy.


Essential Functions

  • Respond to Andon calls by team members
  • Meet production goals
  • Confirm quality-routine checks
  • Cover team member absenteeism
  • Team member training and cross-training
  • Ensure standardized work is followed
  • Facilitate small group activities (daily tier board & Safety meetings)
  • On-going continuous improvement activities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of welding techniques
  • Ensure parts/materials are supplied to process/line
  • Intimate knowledge of KEITH products and manufacturing processes
  • Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
  • Maintain 6S in work area
  • Meets agreed upon manufacturing goals in a timely manner
  • Arrive to work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled


  • Lead by example with a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Demonstrate knowledge and willingness to learn/educate about lean principles
  • Comfortable with constant change and able to methodically work through complex problems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, Access and Outlook
  • One year of KEITH experience preferred
  • Lean experience preferred


  • Understanding needs & shared goals
  • Seek solutions from others before sharing your own & respond with empathy
  • Encourage personal ownership & accountability
  • Demonstrate confidence and respect for others
  • Use honest & open communication to build trust
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level and square
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently

Working Conditions

  • Works in Production
  • Exposure to continual noise daily from machines
  • Exposure to intense light and hot materials

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit or stand for 10 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.

Personal Attributes

  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by management to perform other duties.  KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment with KEITH Manufacturing Co. is by mutual consent.  MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE